Damn my forgetfulness! In my banning things post I forgot to include my gag about the irony of the UK government defending something which can be described as ‘wholly or predominantly characterised by the emission of a succession of repetitive beats‘ (if you’re under 30 or over 45 and don’t get this, trust me: it’s… Continue reading It’s got a good beat!
Day: February 12, 2008
If TV can’t reflect Britain, what chance has politics got?
Cringeworthy stuff from Gavin Whenman on the topic of positive discrimination again: To elaborate: Discrimination, of any kind, on a criteria which bears no relation to your ability to do the job, is wrong. It is fair to award party posts, such as PPCs, on the basis of merit only. It is not fair to… Continue reading If TV can’t reflect Britain, what chance has politics got?
Parking in London
Following on from a conversation I had with a friend the other day, I thought I’d mention this idea here. I’m sure it has been proposed before, but why aren’t London parking meters made a part of the Oyster network? The advantages would appear to be legion: 1. Per minute billing would encourage people to… Continue reading Parking in London